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The Conversation Project Terms of Use

 

Terms of Use

ATTENTION: PLEASE READ THESE TERMS OF USE CAREFULLY BEFORE USING THE CONVERSATION PROJECT WEBSITE (“SITE” OR “TCP SITE”). EVENTS, PROJECTS, GATHERINGS, THIRD PARTY OPERATED AND OTHER LIKE PLACES WILL BE REFERED TO BY THE CONVERSATION PROJECT WEBISTE AS CONVERSATION PLACES (“CONVERSATION PLACES”).  CONTENT CONTRIBUTORS AND CONTENT CONSUMERS WILL BE REFERED TO AS YOU AND/OR USERS (“YOU”, “USERS”).  BY USING OR ACCESSING THE TCP SITE, YOU ACKNOWLEDGE THAT YOU: HAVE READ AND UNDERSTOOD THE TERMS OF USE; AND AGREE TO BE LEGALLY BOUND BY THE TERMS OF USE. IF YOU DO NOT ACCEPT THESE TERMS OF USE, DO NOT USE THIS SITE. YOU SHOULD REVIEW THESE TERMS OF USE PERIODICALLY AS THEY MAY BE REVISED FROM TIME TO TIME.

 

The Conversation Project maintains this Site for information and communication purposes.  If you continue to browse and use this Site, you’re agreeing to comply with and be bound by the terms and conditions of use, which together with our privacy policy govern The Conversation Project’s relationship with you in regards to this Site.

 

If you do not accept these Terms of Use or you do not meet or comply with their provisions, you may not use the Site.

 

Overview

The primary purpose of the Site is to provide you/users the ability to access any information and materials and share your personal stories, experiences, views, photographs and other personal information related but not limited to creating conversation, confidence and connection with yourself and with others. By providing any information or materials through the Site, you acknowledge and agree to the Terms of Use.

 

You may not post content intended to provide professional advice, or advertising of any kind. In connection with each of your submissions, you affirm, represent, and/or warrant that: (I) you own or have the necessary licenses, rights, consents, and permissions to use and authorize us to use all patent, trademark, trade secret, copyright or other proprietary rights in and to any and all such submissions to enable inclusion and use of such submissions in the manner contemplated by us and these Site Terms.

 

In furtherance of the foregoing, you agree that you will not: (I) submit material that is copyrighted, protected by trade secret or otherwise subject to third party proprietary rights, including privacy and publicity rights, unless you are the owner of such rights or have permission from their rightful owner to post the material and to grant us all of the rights granted herein; (II) publish falsehoods or misrepresentations that could damage us or any third party; (III) submit material that is unlawful, obscene, defamatory, libelous, threatening, pornographic, harassing, hateful, racially or ethnically offensive, or encourages conduct that would be considered a criminal offense, give rise to civil liability, violate any law, or is otherwise inappropriate; or (IV) post advertisements or solicitations of business.

 

By posting or submitting content on or to our Site (regardless of the form or medium with respect to such content, whether text, videos, photographs, audio or otherwise), you are giving us, and our agents and third party contractors the right to display or publish such content on our Site and its affiliated publications (either in the form submitted or in the form of a derivative or adapted work). Without limiting the generality of the foregoing, with respect to any video submissions to us made by you from time to time, you understand and agree that (unless you and we agree otherwise) we may, or may permit users to, based solely on functionality provided and enabled by our website, compile, re-edit, adapt or modify your video submission, or create derivative works therefrom, either on a stand-alone basis or in combination with other video submissions, and (unless you and we agree otherwise) you shall have no rights with respect thereto and we or our licensees shall be free to display and publish the same (as so compiled, re-edited, adapted, modified or derived) for any period.

 

You represent and warrant to us that (a) you are legally capable to enter into contracts, (b) you are providing us at all times true, accurate and up to date information about yourself, (c) you will comply at all times with the Site Terms and applicable law, and (d) your use of our Site and any transactions that you make with us will not violate the rights of any third party. This includes, for example, any personal information, such as your home address, the home address of others, or your current location. WE ARE NOT RESPONSIBLE FOR THE CONSEQUENCES OF YOUR SHARING OR POSTING ANY PERSONAL OR OTHER INFORMATION ON OUR SITE.

 

We reserve the right to remove or not publish submissions without prior notice. You understand that when you submit content in any form to TCP we may authorize such content to be distributed or published on other TCP branded environments. We may remove content posted by you for any reason.

 

Some of the forums (individual bulletin boards and posts on the social network, for instance) on the Site may or may not be moderated or reviewed. Accordingly, Users will be held directly and solely responsible for the content of messages that are posted. While not moderating the forums, the Site reviewer will periodically perform an administrative review for the purpose of deleting messages that are old, have received few responses, are off topic or irrelevant, serve as advertisements or seem otherwise inappropriate. TCP has full discretion to delete messages. Users are encouraged to read the specific forum rules displayed in each discussion forum first before participating in that forum.

 

We are not responsible for and do not necessarily hold the opinions expressed by our content contributors.  Opinions and other statements expressed by users and third parties (e.g., bloggers) are theirs alone, not opinions of The Conversation Project. Content created by third parties is the sole responsibility of the third parties and its accuracy and completeness are not endorsed or guaranteed. You acknowledge that by providing you with the ability to view and distribute content through our Site and/or Conversation Places, The Conversation Project is not undertaking any obligation or liability relating to the content.

 

Links & Conversation Places

For your convenience, we may provide links to various other Websites, including but not limited to, third party events herein knows as Conversation Places, that may be of interest to you and for your convenience only. However, TCP does not control or endorse such Websites or such events and is not responsible for their content nor is it responsible for the accuracy or reliability of any information, data, opinions, advice, or statements contained within such Websites. Please read the terms and conditions or terms of use policies of any other company or website you may link to from our Site. These Terms of Use policy applies only to TCP’s website.  If you decide to access any of the third party sites and/or participated in a Conversation Place event linked to this Site, you do so at your own risk. TCP reserves the right to terminate any link or linking program at any time. TCP disclaims all warranties, express and implied, as to the accuracy, validity, and legality or otherwise of any materials or information contained on such sites and/or events.

 

No Professional Advice

The information available on the Site is intended to be a general information resource regarding the matters covered, and is not tailored to your specific circumstance. Your use of any information or materials on this website is entirely at your own risk, for which we shall not be liable. It shall be your own responsibility to ensure that any products, services or information available through this Site meet your specific requirements. YOU SHOULD EVALUATE ALL INFORMATION, OPINIONS AND ADVICE AVAILABLE ON THIS SITE IN CONSULTATION WITH YOUR FINANCIAL, LEGAL, ADVISOR OR SPECIALIST, OR WITH OTHER PROFESSIONALS, AS APPROPRIATE.

 

 

Jurisdiction

Your use of this website and any dispute arising out of such use of the website is subject to the laws of the Province of Ontario and the laws of Canada.

 

Accuracy of Information

You may only submit information that you have the right to submit. You agree that you are solely responsible for the information you submit through the Site.

 

Neither we nor any third parties provide any warranty or guarantee as to the accuracy, timeliness, performance, completeness or suitability of the information and materials found or offered on this website for any particular purpose. You acknowledge that such information and materials may contain inaccuracies or errors and we expressly exclude liability for any such inaccuracies or errors to the fullest extent permitted by law.

 

From time to time this website may also include links to other websites. These links are provided for your convenience to provide further information. They do not signify that we endorse the website(s). We have no responsibility for the content or accuracy of the linked website(s).

 

Minors

We do not target children under the age of 13.  To use this site, you must be over 18 years of age. Due to the nature of the Internet, we cannot prohibit minors from visiting our Site, including without limitation, Conversation Places and social media network. Our Site and Conversation Places and social media network are not directed toward children under the age of 13 and we do not knowingly collect information from children under the age of 13 through our Site, Conversation Places, or social media network.

 

Changes To Terms

The content of the pages of our Site is for your general information and use only. The Conversation Project, Conversation Places or other third party properties may, at any time, for any reason and without notice, make changes to (i) this Site, including its look, feel, format, and content, as well as (ii) the products and/or services as described in this Site. Any modifications will take effect when posted to the Site. Therefore, each time you access the Site, you need to review the Terms of Use upon which access and use of this Site is conditioned. By your continuing use of the Site after changes are posted, you will be deemed to have accepted such changes.

 

No Warranty

OUR WEBSITE IS AVAILABLE “AS IS.” WE DO NOT WARRANT THAT OUR SITE WILL BE UNINTERRUPTED OR ERROR-FREE. THERE MAY BE DELAYS, OMISSIONS, INTERRUPTIONS AND INACCURACIES IN THE NEWS, INFORMATION OR OTHER MATERIALS AVAILABLE THROUGH OUR SITE. WE DO NOT MAKE ANY REPRESENTATIONS, NOR DO WE ENDORSE THE ACCURACY, COMPLETENESS, TIMELINESS OR RELIABILITY OF ANY ADVICE, OPINION, STATEMENT OR OTHER MATERIAL OR DATABASE DISPLAYED, UPLOADED OR DISTRIBUTED ON THIS SITE OR AVAILABLE THROUGH LINKS ON OUR SITE. WE RESERVE THE RIGHT TO CORRECT ANY ERRORS OR OMISSIONS ON OUR SITE. ALTHOUGH WE INTEND TO TAKE REASONABLE STEPS TO PREVENT THE INTRODUCTION OF VIRUSES, WORMS, “TROJAN HORSES” OR OTHER DESTRUCTIVE MATERIALS TO OUR SITE, WE DO NOT GUARANTEE OR WARRANT THAT OUR SITE OR MATERIALS THAT MAY BE DOWNLOADED FROM OUR SITE DO NOT CONTAIN SUCH DESTRUCTIVE FEATURES. WE ARE NOT LIABLE FOR ANY DAMAGES OR HARM ATTRIBUTABLE TO SUCH FEATURES. IF YOU RELY ON OUR SITE AND ANY MATERIALS AVAILABLE THROUGH OUR SITE, YOU DO SO SOLELY AT YOUR OWN RISK.

 

OUR SITE MAY CONTAIN VARIOUS COMBINATIONS OF TEXT, IMAGES, AUDIOVISUAL PRODUCTIONS, OPINIONS, STATEMENTS, FACTS, ARTICLES OR OTHER INFORMATION CREATED BY US OR BY THIRD-PARTIES. DUE TO THE NUMBER OF SOURCES FROM WHICH CONTENT ON OUR SITE IS OBTAINED, AND THE INHERENT HAZARDS OF ELECTRONIC DISTRIBUTION, THERE MAY BE DELAYS, OMISSIONS OR INACCURACIES IN SUCH CONTENT. ACCORDINGLY, SUCH CONTENT IS FOR YOUR REFERENCE ONLY AND SHOULD NOT BE RELIED UPON BY YOU FOR ANY PURPOSE. INFORMATION CREATED BY THIRD PARTIES THAT YOU MAY ACCESS ON OUR SITE OR THROUGH LINKS IS NOT ADOPTED OR ENDORSED BY US AND REMAINS THE RESPONSIBILITY OF SUCH THIRD PARTIES. WE MAKE NO REPRESENTATIONS THAT OUR WEBSITE OR CONVERSATION PLACES WILL MEET YOUR REQUIREMENTS, OR THE RESULTS THAT YOU MAY GAIN FROM YOUR USE OF OUR SITE AND/OR CONVERSATION PLACES.

 

E-mail submissions over the Internet may not be secure and are subject to the risk of interception by third parties. Please consider this fact before e-mailing any information. You agree not to submit or transmit any e-mails or materials through the Site that: (i) are defamatory, threatening, obscene or harassing, (ii) contain a virus, worm, Trojan horse or any other harmful component, (iii) incorporate copyrighted or other proprietary material of any third party without that party’s permission or (iv) otherwise violate any applicable laws. The Conversation Project shall not be subject to any obligations of confidentiality regarding any information or materials that you submit online except as specified in these Terms of Use, or as set forth in any additional terms and conditions relating to specific products or services, or as otherwise specifically agreed or required by law.

 

Indemnity

You agree to indemnify and hold harmless The Conversation Project and their respective members, directors, officers, managers, employees, shareholders, agents, and licensors, from and against all losses, expenses, damages and costs, including reasonable attorneys’ fees, resulting from any violation by you of these Site Terms or any breach by you of your representations and warranties hereunder.

 

You will be responsible for any harm we suffer as a result of your violation of these Site Terms or any breach by you of your representation and warranties. We reserve the right to take over the exclusive defense of any claim for which we are entitled to indemnification under this section. In such event, you shall provide us with such cooperation as is reasonably requested by us.

 

 

Liability

The Conversation Project and its affiliates, and their respective members, directors, officers, managers, employees, shareholders, agents and licensors are not liable for incidental, indirect, consequential, special, punitive, or exemplary damages of any kind, including, without limitation, lost revenues or profits, loss of business or loss of data, in any way related to our Site or Conversation Places, or for any claim, loss or injury based on errors, omissions, interruptions or other inaccuracies in our Site or Conversation Places (including, without limitation, as a result of breach of any warranty or other term of these Site Terms). Any claim against us shall be limited to the amount you paid, if any, for use of our Site or the applicable Conversation Places.

 

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Contact Us:

If you’d like additional information regarding these Terms of Use, please contact us at info@theconversationproject.ca